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Pronounced tsvee.
-- Miss Claire  7/29/2006
Zvi Heifetz is Israel's ambassador to the United Kingdom based in London. Born in Russia, Heifetz moved to Israel at the age of 14. He spent 7 years with Israel Intelligence and completed as a Major in the Israeli Army. He has a Law degree from the Tel Aviv University and is a member of the Israeli Bar.
-- Anonymous User  7/30/2007
Zvi Magen was a colonel in Aman research division, Deputy head of Nativ, Israeli ambassador to Ukraine in 1993, ambassador to Russia in 1998, and Head of Nativ from 1999 to 2005.
-- Anonymous User  7/30/2007
Zvi Griliches was an economist at Harvard University. He was born in Kaunas, Lithuania in an assimilated Jewish family that spoke Russian at home. During World War II he was sent to the Dachau concentration camp. In 1947 he emigrated to Palestine, where he served in the pre-state Israeli army, learned Hebrew, passed high school equivalence exam, and studied for a year at Hebrew University. He then moved to the United States, where he earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and then a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Chicago.
-- LMS  7/30/2007
Zvi Mazel is an Israeli diplomat. He was the Israeli ambassador to Sweden. He had previously served at the Israeli embassies in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Paris, and Cairo. He was also the Israeli ambassador to both Romania and Egypt, before becoming ambassador to Sweden in 2002.
-- Anonymous User  7/30/2007
Zvi Yair is the pen-name of the Hebrew poet and Chassidic scholar, Rabbi Zvi Meir Steinmetz.
-- LMS  7/30/2007
Zvi Hecker is an Israeli architect.
-- LMS  7/30/2007
This name is the Hebrew equivalent of the Yiddish Hirsh or Hirsch.
-- Just Jonquil  7/17/2009

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